Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Again serving as the Interim CFO for UofL, Susan Howarth brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Office for Finance and Administration. In her previous appointment as the Vice Provost and Chief Budget Officer for the University, Susan was responsible for the preparation and oversight of the University’s General Fund, Foundation, Research, Plant, and Athletic budgets.
In the CFO role, Howarth has direct oversight of the University’s Lead Fiscal Officers, the Office of Budget and Planning and the Finance/Controller’s office. She is additionally responsible for the financial management that provides support for our strategic plan, including long-term financial planning, financial reporting and transparency.
Susan has a Bachelors in Finance from the University of Louisville and a Masters in Finance from Northern Illinois University.
Vice President of Operations / Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Joseph K. Han, APPA Fellow, CLEE
We welcome Dr. Joseph K. Han as the Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer for the University of Louisville. Previously, he served as vice president of operations/COO with Central Washington University; associate vice president for administration and operations / commissioned & sworn executive director of public safety for Cleveland State University; and associate vice president responsible for facilities services and public safety for Idaho State University.
Dr. Han's academic credentials include a Doctor of Education in higher education administration, Master of organizational leadership, Master of business administration, undergraduate degrees in physiology and biochemistry, and a professional degree in facilities management. He has served as faculty with three universities teaching business communications, educational leadership, and management and leadership courses.